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Stratosphere: The Uncharted Frontier in Networks

March 14, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In this talk, a novel wireless infrastructure will be presented which includes a new stratospheric access & computing layer composed of high altitude platform station (HAPS) constellations positioned in stratosphere in addition to the legacy terrestrial layer and the emerging satellite layer. With its bird’s-eye and almost-line-of-sight view of an entire metropolitan area, a HAPS is more than a base station in the air; it is a new architecture paradigm with access, transport, and core network functionalities for integrated connectivity, computing, sensing, positioning, navigation, and surveillance, towards enabling a variety of use-cases in an agile, smart, and sustainable manner for smart cities and societies of the future. Speaker: Professor Halim Yanikomeroglu Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTN) Lab Department of Systems and Computer Engineering Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada Speaker(s): Dr. Halim Yanikomeroglu, Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/350375